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correspondent rebecca cooper. >> said thank you for joining us. it has been a difficult week for the global a economy. of the disaster in japan continues to unfold and the economic effects are being felt here. ford motor co. told its dealers a cannot deliver a specific color paint because the pigment is made in japan and the longer available. this is a week where japan plays a big part in boosting our economy thanks to a 1912 gift of friendship. thiss the week we kickoff cherry blossom festival thanks to those 3000 trees delivered from japan. joining us today elliott ferguson ceo of destination c. we are glad to have him here to discuss the festival and the importance of tourism. we know about the people come to town because we see all the traffic but how many are expecting in town? >> thank you for having me here today, rebecca. we are expecting over 1 million people to come to whington, d.c. in the 2011, similar to what we had last year. for us, it is the beginning of the spring tourism season and it launches the entire mentum of tourism for the city for the rest of the year. >> there wa
correspondent rebecca cooper. >> said thank you for joining us. it has been a difficultlt week for the global a economy. of the disasaster in japan continues to unfold and the economic effects are being felt here ford motor co. told its dealers a cannot deliver a specific color paint because the pigment is made in japan and the longer available. this is a week where japan plays a big part in boosting our economy thks to a 1912 gift of friendship. this i is the week we kickoff cherry blossom festival thanks to those 3000 trees delivered from japan. joining usus today elliott ferguson ceo of destination d.c. we are glad to have him he to discuss the festival and the importance of tourism. we know about the people come to town because we see all the traffic but how many are we expecting in totown? >> thank youor having me here today, rebecca. we are expecting or 1 million people to come to washington, d.c. in the 2011, similar to what we had lastear. for us, it is the beginning of the spring tourism season and it launches the entire momomentum of tourism for the city for the rest of the year. >>
week." u.s. and allied bombs and missiles hammer libyan targets. the rebels gain ground. and the president prepares to make his pitch to the american people. >> it's u.s. policy that gadhafi needs to go. >> what if gadhafi stays? just back from the middle east, defense secretary robert gates and secretary of state hillary clinton come to "this week" for the first interviews since the attacks began to make the president's case. what does victory look like? can it be achieved? and at what cost? >>> then -- >> i don't have any regrets at all. >> what would donald rumsfeld do in a third war. and he'll respond to critics who say he's been rewriting history. >>> and george will and the "roundtable" will debate the libyan mission, the president's message. and why one hopeful is having a tough time agreeing with himself. >> announcer: live from the newseum. "this week" with christiane amanpour starts now. >> good morning, i'm jake tapper. christiane is off today. >>> some major developments in libya. rebel forces have scored a key victory taking back the oil town of brega in the
. >> the president is injecting us into a civil war that will cost billns odollars. >> t the first anniversary of the health-care law. >> that looks worsehan it then and it is sayingomething. >> i may b 5'2" and wearing yellow suit but i am one tough lady. >> the people take back our gornme. >> what is going on at reagan national airport? the towower is apparently not manned. captioneby t nation captioningng institute --wwwww.ncicicap.orgrg-- >> they are not exactly 10 pen pals, but house speaker john boeer this week wrote a letter to president obama. he has questions he said, about the american role in libya, our strategy there, the cost, gaddafi, whether he stays in the. all these concerns point to a fundamental question -- what is our benchmark for success in libya? how do you think the president woululd ask t >> -- answer that evan? >> i wish he would telll us. he doesn't have an answer. basically, our policies to get rid d of gaddafi because if we don't, he could a attack the united states. this is a scary crazyzy guy. i worry about domestitic terrorism if we don't get rid of him. obama
, she says, so it's hard for us to figure out what's going on. i wish they would explain it to us. living in a shelter far from home, the entire family passes the time making origami. more than 50 so far, because as the superstition goes, it takes 1,000 cranes to make a wish. what will that wish be? his answer? we want to go back to our normal lives again. hard to imagine things getting back to normal anytime soon. about the only thing certain today about japan's nuclear emergency is that the things don't seem to be getting any better. dan? >> they do not. neal karlinsky, thank you. >>> we have pair of experts here to walk us through all they all that this means. michio kaku and joe cirincione. to have water at 10 million times higher than normal in terms of its radiation levels, can you tell us how dangerous that is? >> a dangerous, even scary level of radiation. near lethal amounts of radiation. it mean that for the first time, we have a direct pathway between the hot uranium core and the outside environment in unit two. a breach of containment in possible units three and unit t
. >>> the women versus walmart. the case at the supreme court, and the worker who told us today she was told to dust off the makeup, to doll up, to get a promotion. >>> getting answers. more than 5 billion text messages every day in this country. so, why can't we text 911? and couldn't those messages help save lives? >>> and, cobra chaos at the big zoo. a great escape. the poisonous snake missing tonight. >>> good evening. as we come on the air this sunday night, the pressure is mounting against colonel gadhafi. jetting pounds not only tripoli but gadhafi's hometown. while here at home, the pressure is building for president obama as members of congress and many across this country ask, why is the u.s. part of this operation? his own defense secretary telling abc news today this is not a vital national interest. so, as the president prepares to address the nation tomorrow, can he convince americans that the u.s. should be involved in this operation? as the u.s. hands over power to nato what is the end game for american forces? and will there be a deal with gaffedy if to get him out? david ke
over command from the u.s. f aerial operations as well as and d attacks in libya who's elcomed news asked to defend u.s. action. >> today his secretary of defense did explain. the implementation of no-fly zone is complete. >> he's under intense pressure to attack libya. of rt gates and secretary d ate hillary clinton offere insight into the president's thinking. posed an hink libya actual threat to the united states? >> no. no. it was not a vital national interest to the united states but it was an interest. you have resolutions on both west of libya. > egypt and tunisia. tunisia. nd destabilizing event taking risk in libya that put at potentially the revolutions in oth tunisia and egypt. >> imagine we were sitting here a benghazi had been overrun tens of 00,000 and ousands of people had been slaughtered and we were sitting "why the cries would be o dn't d united states d anything? " >> nato air attacks have put uammar gaddafi's forces in etreat and the rebels have towns one of key exporting oil erminal. reported t fire was n tripoli. nato secretary general said the goal is sim
before you to proclaim tonight america it is the land where dreams can come true for all of us. there are no doors we cannot unlocked. >> if it was mondale who had to learn how to run with a woman it was like vice-president bush had to learn how to run against one. there were stumbles. >> i resent your patronizing attitude that you have to teach me about foreign policy. >> years later a french ship was formed. today, the former president said i am happy to say we became friends, a french ship marked bairy responsibility. president reagan won 55 percent of the women's vote. >> we knew if he could go for vice president, he could go for anything that you wanted. >> 24 years later, hillary clinton would run for president. that although we were not able to shatter that highest glass ceiling this time, thanks to you, it got about 80 million cracks in it. >> 24 years later, sarah palin lead run for vice president. this time, the candidates hugging. today, sarah palin wrote about her respect for for our. >> we know her for her wont, wit, -- warmth and wit. >> she's behind her husband t
and west. this will move off to the south and east during the overnight keeping us on the northern edge of the storm. that means lesser amounts of snow for the district and points north and west, especially heading towards baltimore. coming up, the outlook for the day tomorrow and the extended forecast. we have mild air on the way and, yes, another chance of precipitation. >> another chance? >>> are storm watch coverage continues tonight with ben in alexandria. >> here we are once again talking about snow. we are at the van dorn street salt dome, where the trucks are lining up to get filled with assault for a long evening. through the day the region has been preparing taking necessary precautions. >> i think it is crazy. i am ready for warmer weather. >> snow crews prepared for battle saturday. 160 snow plows will deploy in the district. the city has asked residents to treat sidewalks but does not anticipate any closings. >> we had baseball practice this morning. it is wild. >> in maryland and virginia, workers. treated the roadways and will watch the storm over night. vdot will have 5
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